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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (261 reviews)
“delmonico” (16 reviews)
“wedge salad” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 4:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter's experience was one year ago. Obviously, she loved this restaurant. My wife and I did, too, although not at the four star level. We visited on a Tuesday evening in November, definitely off-season. But even on a Tuesday, this is a happening place....More

Thank Michael G
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our thank you to the Wandering Gourmet! Always happy to hear our service was a stand out. We hope you (and your daughter) can join us again in the future. With gratitude, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ambiance was excellent, very great for a couples dinner. Service was great. Food was good but not great, had the duck cassoulet underwhelming in taste for a $30 meal.More

Thank comesailwithme321
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear comesailwithme321, Thank you for the nice review and I am happy to hear you find our restaurant a nice spot for a couples dinner. I am sorry your meal was underwhelming - that's never our goal. We hope if you try us again your...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent choices for 3 choices for restaurant week. Portions were not skimpy at all. Wish we only had realized that the filet mignonette did come with a vegetable and starch. We ordered 2 sides and had leftovers. Service was impeccable. Only negative is that the...More

Thank pc19642015
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you pc19642015! We are glad you joined us for Restaurant Week and that you enjoyed your dinners (and your sides too!). We are grateful for the kind review and hope you can come back and join us again some day. Many thanks, Michael Doctor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite while shopping downtown. Their claim chowder is excellent and their Lobster roll was fantastic!! We will definitely be back the next time we are in town!!

1  Thank bmorris1929
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you bmorris1929! Glad you could find some respite here in the midst of your shopping adventures and happy to hear it was fantastic. We look forward to seeing you next time. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always great and the service is friendly. We eat here for lunch with another couple every October Saturday we are in Newport. Usually able to sit outside on the wharf.More

Thank pfblanchard
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you pfblanchard! Thank you for the kind review and for making us part of your Newport trips. We love when October gives us extra time in the sun. We just We just winterized our deck so maybe we can see you into November. Gratefully,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

went to restaurant week and the food was great ! the 22B filet was cooked nicely and the haricot verts were spot on. excellent execution by the kitchen. the little cheese cake was just the right size. the service was horrible ? no bus staff,...More

Thank nycnyc12
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear nycnyc12, Thank you for joining us for Restaurant Week and I am happy you enjoyed your dinner. I am however very sorry to hear that our service was less than exceptional. As you know, that's not typical for us as taking care of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant. Our server, Michael, was the BEST. Very professional, so knowledgeable of the menu, made great suggestions, and was very attentive in spite of the busy Saturday night crowd. We had the pork belly/lentil appetizer and it was unique and...More

Thank 596susanv
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Susan! What a kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed it here. Michael does a great job, so you were in good hands with his service. I am glad that the food was equally as good too. We truly appreciate the rating...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bowens grill is in prime position on the wharf. This is a very popular place with all the visitors. The menu is leaning towards fish dishes but that is exactly what we wanted. How fresh can you get being right on the waters edge. Atmosphere...More

Thank Stozzer1
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Stozzer1! We are glad that you enjoyed everything and you appreciate the freshness along with our friendly atmosphere. We appreciate the review and look forward to seeing you again. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently celebrated the perfect anniversary dinner. Everything from start to finish was exceptional. Our server Manny was attentive, friendly and very knowledgeable. 22 Bowen’s chowder is one of the best in Newport. They are known for their steaks and we were not disappointed. We...More

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Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you disneyworldtraveler! What an honor that you chose to join us for your special night and I am so glad to hear everything was excellent. I'm happy to hear Manny took good care of you and that the chowder and the cheesecake were a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch and loved the setting and the food. Service was great. Highly recommend the clam chowder and lobster rolls. The lobster rolls had a hearty amount of lobster and were delicious.

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MimiandPapa2862, Thank you for joining us for lunch and so glad you enjoyed. We appreciate the kind review and hope we see you again soon. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

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No, there is not, it’s generally a nicer spot, but no specific dress code
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Response from joy413 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Newport hotel & marina so much easier to walk around. Gurneys is too expensive for a bed
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Response from Guy S | Reviewed this property |
There is a pay parking lot directly out front to the west.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
    (America)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
  • E-mail
Description
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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